Full Time: Principal Software Engineer - Fullstack Javascript at OpenTable in San Francisco, CA

At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development.

We believe that velocity comes from a commitment to clean code and solid engineering principles.

We deliver innovative products through rapid, continuous development.

Millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products.

If you are excited by constantly challenging engineering processes and can deliver exceptional quality in a fast-paced, agile environment, we'd like to meet you.

Bonus points if you love restaurants too!

Job Description:

You will be working in a team responsible for the core of our business, attracting existing diners to return to our global network of restaurants.

As part of the Loyalty team, you will be involved with improving diners' loyalty, which includes developing and implementing incentive programs where diners can attain and redeem points.

We want our diners' experience to sparkle and have them returning to us again and again.

As well as being on the team responsible for a key part of the desktop web experience, you will be working in a highly experimental, data-driven team, rapidly creating value to our diners and restaurants.

The role will include developing cross-site components and you’ll work throughout the web stack.

Engineers work in partnership with designers and the product teammates to improve our product iteratively.


As principal engineer, you will be involved in the design and architecture of your team’s systems and you will mentor other teammates and ensure that systems are robust, secure and well designed.

You will be expected to be an authority on your area of responsibility answering queries from other teams.


Expert knowledge in JavaScript (4+ years)
Clear understanding of async design patterns (not just AJAX)
Deep knowledge in Node.JS and a server framework like Express or HAPI
Experience working within a distributed SOA architecture
You love tuning performance and making things faster
Unit test/ TDD experience
Experience building an automation‐focused culture, both in testing and build/deploy
You are client-focused, react well to changes, work with teams and able to multi-task on multiple products and projects

Nice to have:

Java experience
Interest in application monitoring

About OpenTable:

OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 16 million diners per month via online bookings across approximately 40,000 restaurants.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 1 billion diners around the world.

The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.


Source: Clevertech